Western Australia

Oct 12, 2010

The WA ‘precedent’ that opens old native title wounds

A Federal Court decision that a traditional landowner did not have the legal authority to challenge the Kimberley Land Council is "questionable", according to former Federal Court judge Murray Wilcox QC. It puts the native title issue back on the agenda, writes student journalist Tom McPherson.

A Federal Court decision that a traditional landowner did not have the legal authority to challenge the Kimberley Land Council is “questionable”, according to former Federal Court judge Murray Wilcox QC, sparking a new debate around native title.

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  1. Tom McLoughlin

    Wow, great story. Thanks. Murray is a class act. Roe sounds staunch. This Ecological, Social Justice Aboriginal party (ESJAP) sounds intriguing. My cup of tea precisely.

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